Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Leigh Centurions

Leigh Centurions: Tommy Goulden signs full-time deal

Tommy-Goulden

Leigh Centurions have announced that Tommy Goulden has signed a one-year full-time contract with the club, which will commence in December 2014 with a further one-year option at the Centurions’ discretion. The 32-year-old back-rower has been in outstanding form for Leigh this season and has now scored 46 tries in 125 appearances for them since his debut in 2010. Goulden ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions: Sarsfield pens new deal

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Leigh Centurions have announced that Matthew Sarsfield has signed a two-year full-time contract with the club, commencing in December 2014. The 22-year-old back rower has impressed in his first season with his hometown club, scoring five tries in 14 appearances. After emerging through the ranks of Leigh Miners Rangers, Sarsfield originally signed for Wigan Warriors, playing for them at scholarship ... Read More »

Comment: The Leeds loss really hurt Leigh

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This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. At Saturday’s Wigan-Castleford Challenge Cup tie, Leigh coach Paul Rowley and scrum-half Ryan ... Read More »

Rowley: Rhinos praise “means a lot”

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Leigh Centurions coach Paul Rowley has spoken of his delight at the praise his team received for their performance against Leeds Rhinos in the Challenge Cup last week. The Championship outfit went toe-to-toe with the Super League giants and came close to progressing into the semi-finals. In the past few days, several Rhinos stars have praised the Centurions, including former ... Read More »

Peacock: Leigh have every chance of making Super League

Jamie-Peacock

Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock has praised Leigh Centurions following their thrilling Challenge Cup encounter last week. The Championship outfit led for much of the first half and were in contention until the last quarter, when two quick tries and a field-goal gave the home side a flattering 25-12 victory. “It was a tough Cup tie,” Peacock told the Yorkshire ... Read More »

Match Report: Leeds Rhinos 25 Leigh Centurions 12

In a Nutshell Leigh Centurions held the Rhinos for 72 minutes at Headingley on Friday night before the the Rhinos scored 13 points in the last eight minutes to clinch a Challenge Cup semi-final spot. How it unfolded The Rhinos opened the scoring in the sixth minute with a fine try by Ryan Hall, converted by Sinfield, which gave no ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

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Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Brierley: I want to play for Salford Red Devils one day

Ryan Brierley

Leigh Centurions star Ryan Brierley has given the biggest hint yet that a move to Salford Red Devils could be on the cards at some point in his career, as he revealed that he would love to turn out for the club one day. Brierley has played a pivotal role in the Centurions’ unbeaten start to 2014, and is arguably ... Read More »

Ryan Brierley: We won’t let unbeaten record go lightly

Ryan Brierley

Leigh Centurions will not be giving up their 16-match winning run without a fight when they take on Leeds Rhinos in their Challenge Cup quarter-final tie at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday (8.00pm), according to in-form half-back Ryan Brierley. The Centurions are unbeaten in all competitions in 2014 and Brierley is looking forward to putting his and his team’s talents ... Read More »

Penkywicz signs full-time deal at Leigh Centurions

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Leigh Centurions have announced that hooker Sean Penkywicz has agreed a full-time playing contract with the club for 2015, with an optional one-year extension. The 32-year-old former Leigh East junior joined his hometown club from Halifax after the 2012 season and has been in outstanding form in recent weeks. He made a total of 88 Super League appearances for Halifax ... Read More »